Blog Posts in Raise Hope for Congo

Posted by Nicole Audette ... on Mar 14, 2014

On Wednesday, the Enough Project and tech company Intel co-hosted a forward-looking panel on Responsible Sourcing and Investing in the Congo and the Great Lakes Region, attended by more than 90 policymakers, business leaders, and advocates. The panel was an opportunity for the private sector, NGOs, the United Nations, and African and partner governments to discuss how to move forward in building a responsible minerals trade and positive investment in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region. This dialogue, however, was only the beginning of the conversation.

Posted by John Prendergast on Mar 13, 2014

As a new wave of violent conflicts has ravaged Africa, borders and conventional peace processes have done little to contain them.

Posted by Enough Team on Mar 12, 2014
Amb. Samantha Power, SRSG Zainab Bangura, and Robin Wright at the UN

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2014, the Enough Project organized and co-hosted an event last Thursday with the United Nations Office of the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict entitled “Elevating the Conversation on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict.” 

Posted by Enough Team on Mar 11, 2014

This post was written by guest blogger and UNC-Chapel Hill student Danielle Allyn.

In the Kiswahili language, spoken by many in eastern Congo, methali (proverbs) play an important role in society. One such proverb reads Penye nia pana njia or, “Where there is a will, there is a way.

Posted by Holly Dranginis on Feb 26, 2014

The president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo last night for a conference of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), being held in the capital city of Kinshasa.